Oedipus at Colonus

Oedipus at Colonus : Sophocles, Athens, and the World

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This book aims to offer a contemporary literary interpretation of the play, including a readable discussion of its underlying historical, religious, moral, social, and mythical issues. Also, it discusses the most recent interpretative scholarship on the play, the main intertextual affiliations with earlier Thebes-related tragedies, especially focusing on Sophocles' Antigone and Oedipus Tyrannus, and the literature and performance reception of the play; it contains an up-to-date bibliography and detailed indices. Thebook won the Academy of Athens Great Award for the Best Monograph in Classical Philology for 2008.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 370 pages
  • De Gruyter
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 3110920484
  • 9783110920482

About Andreas Markantonatos

Andreas Markantonatos, University of Patras, Greece.show more

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